Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival

17th Annual

Festival History  | BHRFF 2009

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Addicted to Plastic
A compelling look at what actually happens to the plastic we use daily.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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America's Brutal Prisons
Prison video of guards and inmates offers glimpse of an abusive prison culture.
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Black Diamonds
(72 min) The human and environmental effects of mountain top removal for coal extraction.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video
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China Blue
Shot inside a Chinese factory, workers endure harsh conditions making jeans for export.
WWU MediaDesk - Video Reserve; BPL-Bellingham
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Dishonored
(52 min) One woman's fight against clan-sanctioned rape in Pakistan.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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Drug Policy
Rick Steve presents his critique of federal drug policies.
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Fighting The Silence
(53 min) Aftermath of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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Jerusalem - East Side Story
(59 min) Life in East Jerusalem under the widening Israeli annexation since 1967.
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Pray The Devil Back To Hell
(72 min) Christian and Muslim women in Liberia unite to demand an end to civil war.
BPL-Bellingham, North Fork; WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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Sacred Soil
A look at the difficult work of identifying victims of Guatemala's civil war.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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Secrecy
(85 min) A look at the endless tug between security and democracy in the U.S.
BPL-Bellingham
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Sweet Crude
(90 min) The struggle against oil companies in the Niger Delta.
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Syria
A player and a pawn in the geopolitical "chess match" in the Middle East today.
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The Education of Shelby Knox
Students confront high teen pregnancy, STD rates and an abstinence only curriculum in Lubbock, TX.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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The Linguists
(65 min) Two linguists racing to record and document languages on the verge of extinction.
WWU MediaDesk - Video Reserve
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The War On Democracy
(90 min) The relationship of the US with nascent social movements in Latin America.
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The Water Front
A fiscal crisis results in one community struggling to retain public control of its water.
Lynden
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Triage
(88 min) Doctors without Borders physician returns to Rwanda and Somalia to look for answers.
BPL-Bellingham; Island
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Unnatural Causes
(86 min) Healthcare in America through a lens of economic and racial inequality.
WWU MediaDesk - Video Reserve, Wilson 2W-Video COLL; BPL-Bellingham
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Voice Of A Mountain
Life in rural Guatemala in the wake of years of governmental repression and genocide.
WWU Wilson 2W-Video COLL
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